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Football Manager 2018 Top Bargains

The most Value For Money players you can buy during the first summer transfer window on FM 2018. 200 quality players you can get for a relatively cheap price.

By on Nov 10, 2017   53355 views   1 comments
FM 2018 Best Players - Football Manager 2018 Top Bargains

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Football Manager 2018 bargains buys

Football Manager enthusiasts are always looking for bargain buys to shape a good team without breaking the bank. This guide is the most in-depth list of Football Manager 2018 quality players you can buy on the cheap. Part of our FM 2018 top bargains article series.

Roughly 200 FM18 bargain buys included.

I'll be updating this list often based on your feedback.

Released: Nov 10, 2017

This is the successor of our popular list of FM 2016 top bargains. Regrettably, we didn't do such a list for FM17.

What are FM18 top bargains?

Top bargains means quality players you can get for a relatively cheap price.

What does the rating (R) mean?

It's a personal recommendation system for your convenience. I'm using a 1-100 scale based on English divisions.
81+ all-time elite player
78-80 great player for premiership
75-77 solid backup for premiership
72-74 top player for championship
68-71 solid backup for championship

FM 2018 Top Bargains by position


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FM18 bargain goalkeepers

FM 2018 Bargain Goalkeepers

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nat
81 Axel Werner 21 At. Madrid 2.6 0.16 ARG
81 Will Mannion 19 Hull 0.6 0.2 ENG
78 Andreas Linde 23 Molde 1 0.12 SWE
80 Christian Fruchtl 17 Bayern 0.4 0.19 GER
79 Luke McGee 21 Portsmouth 3.5 0.29 ENG
78 Berke Ozer 17 Altinordu 0.3 0.12 TUR
80 Gergely Hutvagner 17 Sampdoria 0.2 0.1 HUN
80 Yehvann Diouf 17 Troyes 0.5 0.1 FRA
75 Maxime Delanghe 16 PSV 0.1 0.06 BEL
78 Marcus Bettinelli 25 Fulham 6 2.4 ENG
81 Alessandro Plizzari 17 Milan 3 0.34 ITA
78 David Raya 21 Blackburn 3 1.1 ESP
78 Diogo Costa 17 Porto 1.6 0.04 POR
75 Adrian Semper 19 Dinamo 3.4 0.09 CRO
78 Pedro Silva 20 Sporting 1.3 0.15 POR
85 Predrag Rajkovic 21 Maccabi Tel-Aviv 10.3 1.1 SRB
72 Sondre Rossbach 21 Odd 1.5 0.12 NOR
80 Andre Moreira 21 At. Madrid 1.8 0.34 POR
76 Pontus Dahlberg 18 Goteborg 0.8 0.15 SWE
76 Lucas Franca 21 Cruzeiro 0.9 0.13 BRA
78 Alex Craninx 21 Sparta 1.5 0.12 BEL
77 Andrea Fulignati 22 Cesena 1.6 0.65 ITA
75 Lucas Perri 19 Sao Paulo 1.1 0.08 BRA
78 Leonardo Marson 19 Palermo 0.8 0.08 ITA
74 Daniel Mesenholer 21 Union Berlin 2.6 0.52 GER

FM18 bargain centre-backs

FM 18 Centre-Back Bargains

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nat
74 Dario Maresic 17 Sturm Graz 0.9 0.04 AUT
75 Jafar Dasoumi 21 Foulad 2.2 0.07 IRN
81 Diogo Queiros 18 Porto 1.8 0.05 POR
75 Dino Peric 22 Dinamo 1 0.38 CRO
78 Branimir Kalaica 19 Benfica 6.8 0.23 CRO
80 Zinho Vanheusden 17 Inter 0.2 0.18 BEL
78 Juan Cruz Komar 20 Talleres 3.3 1.5 ARG
76 Matheus Guedes 17 Santos 0.1 0.02 BRA
74 Andreas Hanche-Olsen 20 Stabaek 0.6 0.01 NOR
74 Ulisses 17 Diadema 0.1 0.02 BRA
74 Kaique 16 Santos 0.2 0.02 BRA
78 David Subias 18 Zaragoza 0.3 0.02 ESP
77 Rivaldo Coetzee 20 Sundowns 3.4 0.43 RSA
74 Ndifreke Effiong 18 Abia Warriors 0.1 0.08 NGA
72 Per Magnus Steiring 20 Sogndal 0.8 0.11 NOR
75 Keanu Cupido 18 Ajaccio 0.9 0.08 RSA
74 Marco Varnier 19 Cittadella 0.7 0.52 ITA
77 Bruno Paz 19 Sporting 1.3 0.13 POR
75 Marcelo Ortiz 23 Boca Unidos 0.4 0.14 ARG
74 Vladimir Screciu 17 CS U Craiova 0.02 0.18 ROU
73 Sigurd Rosted 22 Sarpsborg 0.7 0.19 NOR
77 Thomas Rogne 27 Goteborg 3.3 0.4 NOR
76 Nehuen Perez 17 Argentinos Jrs. 0.03 0.09 ARG
75 Mateo Barac 22 Osijek 0.5 0.57 CRO
75 Tiago Matos 16 Porto 0.06 0.01 POR

FM18 bargain left full-backs

FM18 Left Full-Back Bargains

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nat
82 Luca Pellegrini 18 Roma 1.1 0.14 ITA
77 Luis Miguel Ayala 23 Independiente del Valle 0.7 0.13 ECU
77 Benoit Tremoulinas 31 0 0 FRA
75 Juan Fuentes 27 0 0 ESP
76 Tyrell Malacia 17 Feyenoord 1.5 0.17 NED
72 Mads Pedersen 20 Nordsjaelland 1.2 0.3 DEN
75 Miroslav Bogosavac 20 Cukaricki 0.3 0.17 SRB
76 Ian Escobar 21 Talleres 2.8 1.5 ARG
74 Alex Pascanu 18 Leicester 0.1 0.14 ENG
73 Thomas Grogaard 23 Odd 0.8 0.26 NOR
79 Federico Ermacora 17 Udinese 0.2 0.09 ITA
76 Goncalo Costa 17 Sporting 0.06 0.01 POR
76 Kevin Gutierrez 22 Queretaro 3 0.3 MEX
74 Jure Balkovec 22 Domzale 1 0.38 SVN
74 Marko Vucic 20 Sutjeska 0.2 0.07 MNE
77 Kim Jin-Su 25 Jeonbuk 6.6 0.8 KOR
76 Birger Meling 22 Rosenborg 1.2 0.35 NOR
72 Greg Taylor 19 Kilmarnock 0.4 0.3 SCO
71 Ayrton 19 MAD 1.1 0.09 BRA
73 Robert Mazan 23 Zilina 1.2 0.42 SVK
73 Andres Catalan 16 Morelia 0.01 0.01 MEX
72 Juninho Capixaba 19 Bahia 1.3 0.33 BRA
74 Pascal Hackethal 17 Bremen 0.06 0.09 GER
71 Dominik Franke 18 Wolfsburg 1.3 0.21 GER
72 Matheus Padilha 19 Vitoria 0.2 0.04 BRA

FM 2018 bargain right full-backs

FM2018 Right Full-Back Bargains

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nat
79 Mario Pineida 24 Barcelona (ECU) 1.5 0.18 ECU
85 Borja San Emeterio 20 Sevilla 1.9 0.41 ESP
79 Diogo Dalot 18 Porto 2.7 0.19 POR
77 Advan Kadusic 19 Sarajevo 0.6 0.23 BIH
77 Vitinho 17 Cruzeiro 0.1 0.08 BRA
75 Kleber 18 Flamengo 0.2 0.02 BRA
71 Agustin Sant'Anna 19 Cerro 0.3 0.13 URU
75 Sergino Dest 16 Ajax 0.1 0.06 NED
74 Jose Luis Rodriguez 20 Danubio 0.5 0.13 URU
74 Roni 18 Vitoria Conquista 0.7 0.02 BRA
79 Eros De Santis 19 Roma 0.9 0.17 ITA
74 Julian Ryerson 19 Viking 0.6 0.07 NOR
73 Matthias Bader 20 Karlsruhe 3.7 0.23 GER
72 Tomas Domingos 18 Belenenses 0.06 0.01 POR
80 Achraf 18 R. Madrid 6.4 0.21 MAR
77 Alex Pinto 18 Benfica 4 0.18 POR
74 Linus Wahlqvist 20 Norrkoping 1.3 0.85 SWE
77 Guillermo Varela 24 Penarol 5.3 0.58 URU
73 Antonio Mrkovic 22 Solin 0.3 0.06 CRO
76 Leonardo Godoy 22 Talleres 3 1.3 ARG
74 Felix Beijmo 19 Djurgardens 1.2 0.71 SWE
73 Joel Andersson 20 Hacken 0.8 0.44 SWE
70 Koffi Kouao 19 Vizela 0.6 0.08 CIV
74 Kevin 19 Tombense 0.7 0.03 BRA
73 Julian Golles 17 Liefering 0.4 0.04 AUT

FM18 bargain defensive midfielders

FM 2018 Bargain Defensive Midfields

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nat
79 Duarte Valente 17 Estoril 0.06 0.01 POR
78 Amadou Haidara 19 Salzburg 2.2 0.03 MLI
80 Ronaldo Vieira 18 Leeds 4 1.8 POR
78 Daniel Braganca 18 Sporting 0.06 0.01 POR
81 Claudio Gomes 16 PSG 1.2 0.19 FRA
78 Frizzo 18 Sao Paulo 1.1 0.03 BRA
79 Atakan Akkaynak 18 Leverkusen 1.8 0.43 GER
77 Florentino Luis 17 Benfica 1 0.06 POR
81 Carel Eiting 19 Ajax 1 0.3 NED
74 Ivan Sunjic 20 Lokomotiva 0.4 0.22 CRO
77 Tomas Podstawski 22 Vit. Setubal 1.6 0.38 POR
76 Bruno Cosendey 20 Vasco 1.2 0.11 BRA
75 Gino Fechner 19 Kaiserslautern 3.1 0.7 GER
78 Liziero 19 Sao Paulo 1.1 0.1 BRA
74 Branco van den Boomen 21 Eindhoven 1.7 0.62 NED
75 Gabriel Suazo 19 Colo Colo 0.3 0.03 CHI
74 Uros Racic 19 Red Star 0.4 0.11 SRB
74 Jan Kirchhoff 26 0 0 GER
76 Oscar Lewicki 24 Malmo 2.8 0.45 SWE
75 Massinissa Oufella 15 PSG 0.06 0.05 FRA
79 Rui Pires 19 Porto 2.7 0.34 POR
79 Joao Gamboa 20 Maritimo 1.8 0.38 POR
78 Andrey 19 Vasco 2 0.27 BRA
77 Azubuike Okey 20 Y. Malatyaspor 2 1 NGA
75 Rewan Amin 21 Dalkurd 0.8 0.31 NED

FM 2018 bargain central midfielders

FM18 Bargain Central Midfielders

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nation
82 Matt O'Riley 16 Fulham 0.1 0.17 ENG
84 Afonso Sousa 17 Porto 1.6 0.01 POR
85 Gaspar Campos-Anso 17 S. Gijon 0.4 0.08 ESP
79 Manuel Pherai 16 Dortmund 0.06 0.07 NED
78 Amadou Haidara 19 Salzburg 2.2 0.03 MLI
79 Tiago Dantas 16 Benfica 0.06 0.01 POR
74 Christian Tue 17 Midtjylland 0.6 0.02 DEN
78 John Hou Saeter 19 Stabaek 0.9 0.03 NOR
81 Diego Batista 17 Benfica 0.06 0.01 POR
74 Xaver Schlager 19 Salzburg 2.2 0.05 AUT
79 Domen Crnigoj 21 Lugano 3.1 1 SVN
76 Iago Oliveira 17 Sao Paulo 0.04 0.03 BRA
83 Filippo Melegoni 18 Atalanta 1 0.5 ITA
81 Dominik Szoboszlai 16 Liefering 0.06 0.67 HUN
76 Anders Trondsen 22 Rosenborg 0.7 0.09 NOR
76 Bruno Jordao 18 Braga 2.7 0.02 POR
79 Atakan Akkaynak 18 Leverkusen 1.8 0.43 GER
76 Gedson Fernandes 18 Benfica 2 0.18 POR
80 Pablo Lopez 19 Pachuca 1.8 0.08 MEX
79 Elias Abouchabaka 17 Leipzig 0.06 0.2 GER
76 Njegos Petrovic 17 Rad 0.1 0.07 SRB
73 Patrick Sontheimer 18 Greuther Furth 2.2 0.45 GER
82 Dejan Kulusevski 17 Atalanta 0.8 0.07 SWE
77 Chuks Aneke 23 MK Dons 3 0.87 ENG
78 Miguel Luis 18 Sporting 0.06 0.01 POR

FM 2018 bargain wingers left

FM2018 Bargains Left Wingers

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nation
87 Rodrygo 16 Santos 0.2 0.03 BRA
83 Pedro Neto 17 Braga 4 0.03 POR
81 Francesco Di Nolfo 18 Perugia 0.2 0.21 ITA
74 Ismael Diaz 20 Tauro 2.7 0.05 PAN
76 Facundo Waller 20 Plaza Colonia 0.5 0.55 URU
78 Nuno Santos 22 Rio Ave 4 0.42 POR
77 Francisco Trincao 17 Braga 1.6 0.03 POR
80 Mirko Antonucci 18 Roma 0.2 0.1 ITA
75 Gregor Bajde 23 Maribor 1.1 0.25 SVN
80 Timothy Tillman 18 Bayern 0.4 0.37 GER
74 Armin Djerlek 16 Partizan 0.02 0.06 SRB
74 Luka Adzic 18 Red Star 0.2 0.15 SRB
74 Tobias Svendsen 17 Molde 0.6 0.1 NOR
79 Georgi Stoyanov 16 Ludogorets 0.01 0.02 BUL
76 Tomas Perez Gancedo 17 Argentinos Jrs. 0.03 0.1 ARG
83 Jadon Sancho 17 Dortmund 4 0.45 ENG
75 Jose Antonio Reyes 33 0 0 ESP
73 Igor Zlatanovic 19 Radnik 0.2 0.1 SRB
73 Allano 22 Estoril 1 0.34 BRA
75 Masaya Okugawa 21 Liefering 2.2 0.28 JPN
75 Tobias Heintz 18 Sarpsborg 0.5 0.11 NOR
75 Bruno Tabata 20 Portimonense 6.8 0.27 BRA
78 Roberto Alvarado 18 Necaxa 3.3 0.27 MEX
72 Antonio Marin 16 Dinamo 0.7 0.07 CRO
78 Evanilson 17 Fluminense 0.5 0.02 BRA

FM 2018 bargain wingers right

FM18 Right Wing Bargains

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nat
83 Emanuel Vignato 16 Chievo 0.2 0.25 ITA
79 Oghenekaro Etebo 21 Feirense 1.8 0.95 NGA
82 Diogo Bras 17 Sporting 1 0.01 POR
79 Erick 19 Braga 1.5 0.16 BRA
78 Nuno Santos 22 Rio Ave 4 0.42 POR
77 Recep Gul 16 Galatasaray 0.07 0.09 TUR
76 Stefan Mihajlovic 18 Vozdovac 0.1 0.05 SRB
82 Moussa Sylla 17 Monaco 2.8 0.25 FRA
74 Hwang Hee-Chan 21 Salzburg 2.2 0.03 KOR
74 Omar Fernandez 24 Melgar 0.5 0.03 COL
77 Jefferson Savarino 20 Zulia 0.9 0.3 VEN
77 Aaron Reartes 17 Argentinos Jrs. 0.03 0.1 ARG
72 Agustin Canobbio 18 Fenix 0.4 0.1 URU
75 Yony Gonzalez 22 Junior 0.8 0.08 COL
76 Diego 20 Agueda 0.3 0.02 BRA
75 Jose Antonio Reyes 33 0 0 ESP
73 Allano 22 Estoril 1 0.34 BRA
76 Oliver Batista Meier 16 Bayern 0.06 0.12 GER
74 Gilbert Koomson 22 Sogndal 1 0.35 GHA
75 Robert Burbano 22 Emelec 0.6 0.08 ECU
75 Robert Skov 21 Silkeborg 1.5 0.6 DEN
74 Greg Kiltie 20 Kilmarnock 0.9 0.32 SCO
75 Joao Filipe 18 Benfica 1.6 0.09 POR
75 Hannes Wolf 18 Salzburg 1.3 0.45 AUT
74 Jarlan Barrera 21 Junior 0.9 1.2 COL

FM18 bargain attacking midfielders center

FM18 Bargain Central Attacking Mids

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nat
84 Joao Felix 17 Benfica 1.3 0.27 POR
82 Matt O'Riley 16 Fulham 0.1 0.17 ENG
84 Pedrinho 19 Corinthians 2.4 0.27 BRA
79 Darko Churlinov 16 Koln 0.06 0.12 MKD
79 Alexis Mac Allister 18 Argentinos Jrs. 0.2 0.16 ARG
77 Matheusinho 19 At. Mineiro 2.9 0.47 BRA
77 Luka Ivanusec 18 Lokomotiva 0.4 0.78 CRO
78 Patrick 19 Flamengo 0.2 0.02 BRA
81 Dennis Man 18 Steaua 1.4 0.23 ROU
79 Atalay Babacan 17 Galatasaray 0.07 0.11 TUR
82 Bernardo Sousa 17 Sporting 1 0.01 POR
81 Dominik Szoboszlai 16 Liefering 0.06 0.67 HUN
80 Nicolo Buso 17 Cesena 0.2 0.06 ITA
77 Kevin Salazar 21 Santa Fe 0.7 0.07 COL
76 Chidera Ejike 18 GEE LEC Academy 0 0.05 NGA
79 Fabricio Oya 18 Corinthians 1 0.19 BRA
77 Chuks Aneke 23 MK Dons 3 0.87 ENG
76 Emiliano Marcondes 22 Nordsjaelland 0.9 0.42 DEN
79 Lucas Lourenco 16 Santos 0.04 0.02 BRA
78 Eldin Hadzic 25 0 0 BIH
75 Gabriel Cortez 21 Independiente del Valle 0.6 0.06 ECU
75 Juninho 18 Sport Recife 1.1 0.12 BRA
79 David Brooks 19 Sheff Utd 1.5 1.5 ENG
77 Filipe Chaby 23 Belenenses 1.3 0.62 POR
76 Dominik Prokop 20 Austria Wien 1.8 0.29 AUT

manager 2018 bargains strikers

FM 2018 Bargain Strikers

R Name Age Club Wage (K) Value (M) Nat
78 Lincoln 16 Flamengo 0.1 0.02 BRA
82 Gaston Veron 16 Argentinos Jrs. 0.03 0.03 ARG
82 Ariel Nahuelpan 29 Barcelona (ECU) 2.9 0.35 ARG
76 Erling Haland 16 Molde 0.06 0.03 NOR
83 Vitinho 17 Corinthians 1.2 0.02 BRA
82 Paulinho 16 Vasco 1.4 0.41 BRA
75 Yuri Alberto 16 Santos 0.3 0.05 BRA
79 Jeronimo Barrales 30 Johor DT II 1.9 0.05 ARG
81 Gonzalo Carneiro 21 Defensor Sporting 1.2 0.65 URU
84 Willem Geubbels 15 Lyon 0.06 0.32 FRA
79 Marwan Mohsen 28 Al-Ahly 3.7 0.33 EGY
78 Victor Gyokeres 19 Brommapojkarna 0.4 0.23 SWE
77 Oskar Zawada 21 Karlsruhe 3.4 0.34 POL
80 Giuseppe Rossi 30 0 0 ITA
81 Paulo Boia 19 Sao Paulo 2 0.18 BRA
75 Yoo Ju-Ahn 18 Suwon 0.5 0.07 KOR
84 Rui Pedro 19 Porto 4 0.27 POR
82 Fiete Arp 17 Hamburg 4.1 0.34 GER
79 Brenner 17 Sao Paulo 1.4 0.1 BRA
79 Renat Dadachov 18 Frankfurt 1.8 0.22 AZE
77 Jonas Wind 18 FC Kobenhavn 0.5 0.01 DEN
84 Carlinhos 20 Corinthians 2.1 0.18 BRA
79 Ian Torres 16 Atlas 0.01 0.02 MEX
79 Antonio Marin 17 Guarani (PAR) 0.3 0.21 PAR
78 Roberto Ovelar 31 Junior 0.9 0.07 PAR

FAQ

I can't find all players of this list on my savegame. Why?

I loaded all 343k players in-game to produce this list of FM18 top bargains. Your savegame probably has less players loaded.

I think you missed some players! Oh, and that player shouldn't be here!

I'm counting on your feedback to improve this list, so I encourage you to post your suggestions in the comments section below. Thanks!

Where is the downloadable shortlist to import in-game?

Sorry, I don't have one. I used to share shortlists before, but people would steal them and post on other sites without my consent.



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Discussion: Football Manager 2018 Top Bargains

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  • ketwi's avatar
    what's the difference between bargain and wonderkids ? For example GK Fruchtl has 80 here but 85 there
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